get interesting advice from speakers at graduation ceremonies. Former NBC anchor,
Tom Brokaw, said this to 2005 graduates from Emory University: "Here is
a secret that no one has told you: Real life is junior high. The world that
you are about to enter is filled with junior high, adolescent pettiness; pubescent
rivalries; the insecurities of 13-year-olds; and the false bravado of 14-year-olds.
Michael Shannon is professor of preaching at Cincinnati Bible College in Cincinnati,